Meetings of the Granite Historical Society are generally held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Granite Presbyterian Church.
If Baltimore County Public Schools are closed, or a State Emergency Plan has been activated due to inclement weather, the meeting will be cancelled and rescheduled. Please check the website for updates.
Originally known as "Waltersville", the village was renamed Granite in recognition of its principal product, Woodstock Quartz Monzonite, which was quarried here.
In addition to the granite quarries, the Nike Missile Base BA-79 was located in Granite. It was active from 1954 to 1974.